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Senior NPD Technologist

19/10/21 Dublin Neg

Permanent full-time

Our client, a leading Irish food company based in Dublin, is seeking a Senior NPD Technologist to join their team.

The successful candidate will work closely with some of the world’s leading food manufacturers based in Europe, North America and Asia.

The main elements of the role will be to aid in the development of new products and processes as well as working on internal projects to maximize efficiency of all products produced by the company.


  • Manage all aspects of NPD on a day to day basis from idea generation to post launch review, using the Stage Gate Process.
  • Carry out taste panels and shelf-life studies, recording and acting on results.
  • Display a commercial awareness when material sourcing for trials and kitchen samples.
  • Have competency in dealing with individuals & departments on a daily basis utilising great communication skill.
  • Actively work to grow and develop a healthy and mutually beneficial customer relationship and represent the company in a professional manner.
  • Identifying and actioning material cost saving initiatives and communicating internally with other key functions.
  • Have a flexible and adaptive to R&D issues and play an active role in the development of the NPD team.


  • Third Level Qualification in Culinary Arts/Food Innovation.
  • 5+ years NPD experience is essential.
  • Meat industry experience is desirable.
  • A culinary flair with a good history of developing and matching flavours.
  • Be able to demonstrate a history of new product idea generation.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint etc.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to develop new products.
  • Excellent communication and technical skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deliver on deadlines.

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Please apply by sending your CV to Joanne Walsh at or call for more information.

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